22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 3 nights
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
4
Maribor
— 3 nights
5
Ljubljana
— 11 nights

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Magical World of Shells Museum and Tartini's House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. George's Church and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, shop like a local with Loza Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Piran is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in May; daily highs in Piran reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Portorož Beach, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
St. George's Church
St. George's Church

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Visiting Zipline and Virje Waterfall will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Vršič Pass). Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, explore the activities along Soča Valley, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec journey planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in May, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora, Tolmin Gorge
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero holiday planning tool.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Oplen House Museum
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Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

3
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Head to Lendava Castle and Vino Valdhuberfor some retail therapy. Let the collections at Ptuj Castle and Old Vine House capture your imagination. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Spas (in Podčetrtek), Plečnik's Church (in Bogojina) and Celje Castle (in Celje). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Velenje Beach and appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ptuj, Spas, Plečnik's Church, Velenje Beach, Celje Castle
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Spas

11
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Head to Ljubljana Central Market and City Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Dali, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana route planner.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica

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